Simplicity, purity and peace - are the true characters of this beautiful 19th century blanc de chine Guan Yin (Kwan Yin). It should be a scholar's item setting on the desk. This seated Guan Kwan Yin holding the magic pure water bottle (well hollowed bottle) in one hand, holding the Fuchen (dust whisker)in another hand. Peaceful smiling on her face. A maker's seal impressed on the base. 6.5" tall. Very good condition. No damage found.
A pair of beautiful shallow dishes decorated in under-glaze blue with over-glaze iron red, green, yellow and enameled with gold gilt highlights. This kind of technique required the work to be fired twice; First in high temperature and then in low temperature. There are four stylized bats holding cash coins joined with ribbons meaning of: fortune in front of your eye for generations to come. Four“shou” symbols in the form of palace lanterns around the perimeter and a bat, shou symbol and lotus in ...click for details
This is a fine Chinese export graisaille teapot. Circa 1745-1760. Graisaille Porcelain ordered by the Dutch in 18th century is relatively rare in all Chinese Export Porcelain. The Chinese only produced this type of porcelain in small quantity for about 40 years. Graisille porcelain items from the 18th century was more expensive in Europe than other Chinese porcelains of blue and white as well as famille rose. This teapot is all hand painted in black ink and iron red with some gilt decoration. C ...click for details
An antique elegant and beautiful blue and white rice grain pattern Linglong porcelain bowl with old brass mounting around the rim and foot, and bearing a Qianlong six characters mark on the base. It should be dated to the 19th century or earlier. Floral decoration is pierced through the body in the so-called "rice-grain" technique. the body are filled by the colorless glaze. Painted with five bats around a peach inside meaning of longevity. ...click for details
A large lavishly painted early Qianlung period famille-rose plate decorated with enamels and gilt. Painted with a central spray of peonies and peacock feather in a vase along with Lingzhi, Ruyi and fan, showing a perfect life in comfort and relaxation. Peonies represents wealth and prosperity in China. A pink diapered band circles the rim. The rich enamels are glossy and vibrant, and complement the intricate yet balanced and graceful design. ...click for details
KANGXI period (1662-1722). Painted with beautiful Chinese three friends of winters design on a washed blue ground below 12 shaped panels of flowering branches. The front painted with pine tree, bamboo and plum flowers, which were called three friends of winteres in Chinese culture. The reverse decorated with flowering branches and signed in the center.
Size: 15 inches (38cm) diameter. ...click for details
Authentic 18th century Chinese reticulated blue and white porcelain plate, Qianlong period. Center delicated painting with fisherman, river, trees, mountains and cabin nearby, like a quiet picture in the nature. Reticulated to the edge, and painted dragons around the base. Condition: Near mint original as found condition with very minor abrasions.
Each pot has two scenes handpainted on, showing the “family joy” of the Confucian school.
Size: 5” (12.7 cm) width of the top opening, 3.25” (8.25 cm) height. Good condition. A small chip on one pot (as shown). Some wear on gilded edge. No crack, hairline, or restoration.